• English
  • España
  • Português
  • Deutsch
  • Türkiye
  • 日本語
  • Italiano
  • Français
  • Россия
  • 한국어
  • news center


    Interview With Asswad Mouhamad, The Winner of VWArtclub’s Annual *Contest

    Interview With Asswad Mouhamad, The Winner of VWArtclub’s Annual *Contest

    VWArtclub’s Annual *Contest has announced its 2018 annual winner recently, it is Fox Renderfarm’s honoured to be one of the sponsors in this great contest. And we are so glad to have the chance to talk with Asswad Mouhamad from IMax Studio, the annual winner in Best *Studio Project with his best projects— The Battle.

    Fox Renderfarm: Hi Asswad Mouhamad, would you please give a brief introduction about yourself and IMax Studio?

    Asswad Mouhamad: First, I would like to thank you for this kind gesture.

    I am a Syrian artist who’s currently located in Lebanon. I started my career in Interior design in 2009.

    After working hard on developing my skills and approach to interior design, I decided that it was the right time to launch the specialized studio that I always wanted to create, IMAX studio.

    At IMAX studio, we work hard on presenting distinctive designs that are able to stand out within a highly competitive design market. We believe that our uniqueness attracts customers who seek and appreciate our designs.

    Fox Renderfarm: So how did you make the decision to step into the CG industry?

    Asswad Mouhamad: To be honest, I found myself in the middle of the storm. But from the beginning, I liked classic interiors and I was always looking forward to being one of the pioneers in this domain. Later, I’ve become an artist who’s specialized in this type of work.

    Fox Renderfarm: Good for you! Did you still remember your first CG Work, how does it look like?

    Asswad Mouhamad: None of us forgets. I remember it very well and I still have several images, which I come back to and come back from time to time. We can see these images for example.

    Fox Renderfarm: Wow, there are so beautiful. And how did you know the VWArtclub's contest?

    Asswad Mouhamad: I constantly follow the group and its Facebook page since I’m one of its fans. Also, I always follow up on competitions and activities that are taking place.

    Fox Renderfarm: What inspired you to come out the idea of making the work "The Battle"?

    Asswad Mouhamad: Like Mohammed, I always have dreams I cannot really achieve. This is why I often resort to the CG world to embody those dreams and turn them into mythical paintings through which I tell many stories in a crazy and irrational scenario. If you ask me what inspired the Battle, I tell you it’s inspired by MADNESS.

    Fox Renderfarm: Great! What software, renderers, plugins you used in this work?

    Asswad Mouhamad: In general we are traditional, we use two versions of 3Ds Max (2016 & 2019) with almost no additions, and this is because many of the items we deal with require only basic tools.

    For render engines, throughout the period between 2009 and 2017, we used the Vray as a major Render engine and then moved to the Corona. I think it was a very successful move.

    Fox Renderfarm: Did you meet any difficulties when creating this work? If yes, how did you solve it?

    Asswad Mouhamad: In fact, classic high-level work requires a lot of time at all of its stages. You also need computers that carry a huge amount of Polys. We often resort to traditional modelling solutions- we do not use any additional tools. However, sometimes, some parts of a scene would need more time than anything else.

    Without mentioning the time required to complete each image, even with 44 Core some scenes require 20 hours of continuous work per image as a minimum to get the desired result.

    Fox Renderfarm: Maybe you can try some additional tools or platform to save time, like cloud rendering. BTW, did you use Fox Renderfarm service previously? If yes, would you share your ideas about us?

    Asswad Mouhamad: We usually do not use render farm services but we use our hardware instead. However, this year we will definitely have to do so. Some of the scenes we get will take a lot of time to get to our devices.

    Fox Renderfarm: Looking forward to your next works soon. OK, anything else you would like to add or say?

    Asswad Mouhamad: I would like to say that our domain is very challenging, which is something that I’m sure that every person working in this domain can feel it. But personally, I think it is these challenges that are driving me forward to do my best with every project I work on.

    This industry needs us to always give out best or else we’ll have to sit back and watch others move forward.

    Fox Renderfarm: So good of you and IMax Studio, we hope your studio to be better and better. Thanks, it's our pleasure, and hope we can have more cooperation in the near future. And thanks for your time to take this interview.

    Key Words

    3D Tool|Trailer|Fox Renderfarm Promotion|Cloud Rendering Farm|Annecy Festival|MILESTONES|Fox Renderfarm|Desktop Client|Blender|Bollywood films|Hum3D Contest|NVIDIA|Silkroad Digital Vision|Malaysian Animated Films|Indiajoy|Art Competitions|Architectural Visualization|CGarchitect Architectural 3Dawards|Best cloud rendering services|Render cloud|VFX|Upin & Ipin|Green Book|Fox Renderfarm Interview|Mission Mangal|Kre8tif!|Fox Renderfarm Mini Program|CG|CG Tech Summit Malaysia|film works|cloud rendering|Golden Horse Award|Shadow|SIGGRAPH Asia 2018|Morrigan Flebotte|VWArtclub Annual *Contest|Asswad Mouhamad|animation works|IMax Studio|Boonie Bears|Renderosity|Gary S. Kennedy|Evermotion Challenge 2018|Brian Beaudry|Bobby Bala|Mohit Sanchaniya|Katapix Media|Flying Car Productions|Razer|The Shipment|FoxRenderfarm|CG Tech Summit|Alpacalypse Productions|halloween|Hum3d Survial Car Challenge|Federico Ciuffolini|Ralf Sczepan|Iavor Trifonov|Clarisse|CGTS Malaysia|Isotropix|C4D|Tomasz Bednarz|V-Ray|Cinema 4D|MAXON|siggraph caf|Evermotion challenge 2017|CGTrader Space Competition|film of the year|Le Anh Nhan|Planet Unknown|Fox Renderfarm 2017 Achievements|CSFF|Julio Soto|boar 2017|Deep|SIGGRAPH Asia 2017|Chris Sun|Glass Cage|Making Life of Bri' n Chris|anthem studios|The Rookies|Peter Draper|Makuta VFX|Baahubali 2|CG Competition|enchantedmob|CG Studios|Academy Awards|CGVray|weeklycgchallenge|SketchUp|siggraph 2017|Chris Buchal|SIGGRAPH Asia|LightWave|Indigo Renderer|Rafael Chies|V-Ray RT|CPU Rendering|NVIDIA Iray|Chaos Group|OctaneRender|Redshift|STAR CORE|CICAF|VR|Mr. Hublot|Ribbit|GPU Rendering|Linux|Monkey Island|LuxRender|HPC|Render Farm|Life of Bri|WORLD LAB|Michael Wakelam|3D Rendering|Online Render Farm|Alibaba|Baahubali|Malaysia|VAX|2015 Hangzhou Computing Conference|Oscar|SIGGRAPH|CGTrader|Kunming Asia Animation Exhibition|Evermotion|RenderMan|


    Fox Renderfarm News

    Fox Renderfarm Projects

    Fox Renderfarm Lectures

    CG Challenges

    Top News


    Fox News

    Fox Talk


    Recent News List

    SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 컴퓨터 애니메이션 페스티벌에서 애니메이션의 흥미로운 미래를 미리 볼 수 있습니다

    SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 컴퓨터 애니메이션 페스티벌에서 애니메이션의 흥미로운 미래를 미리 볼 수 있습니다


    Preview the exciting future of animation at SIGGRAPH Asia 2022’s Computer Animation Festival

    Preview the exciting future of animation at SIGGRAPH Asia 2022’s Computer Animation Festival


    Netflix Drops Official Teaser for "My Dad The Bounty Hunter"

    Netflix Drops Official Teaser for "My Dad The Bounty Hunter"


    Fox Renderfarm Suporta Miarmy Agora!

    Fox Renderfarm Suporta Miarmy Agora!


    폭스 렌더팜은 이제 Miarmy을 지원합니다!

    폭스 렌더팜은 이제 Miarmy을 지원합니다!


    'Puss in Boots: The Last Wish' Will Hit Theaters Soon!

    'Puss in Boots: The Last Wish' Will Hit Theaters Soon!


    Disney and Pixar’s Teaser Trailer for Elemental is Out!

    Disney and Pixar’s Teaser Trailer for Elemental is Out!


    Fox Renderfarm Supports Miarmy Now!

    Fox Renderfarm Supports Miarmy Now!


    Film Submission of Annecy Festival 2023 Is Open Now

    Film Submission of Annecy Festival 2023 Is Open Now



    • Foxrenderfarm

      Powerful Render Farm Service

    • TPN

      Business Consulting

      Global Agent Contact:Gordon Shaw


      Marketing Contact: Rachel Chen


      Connect with Us

    Fackbook Customer Reviews